openPR Logo
Press release

Avnet holds “HP 3PAR Academy” for its channel partners

12-06-2011 03:51 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: Vistar Communications

Henry Godwin, Regional Director for the Middle East and Africa, Avnet Technology Solutions

Henry Godwin, Regional Director for the Middle East and Africa, Avnet Technology Solutions

Avnet Technology Solutions, an IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), recently held a special training program on HP 3PAR Storage Solutions for its channel partners in the region.

Avnet have been using 3PAR since 2010. It is used as the primary storage solution for internal IT within the Avnet Technology Solutions organization, with a total of 37TB’s installed. Knowing about the excellent performance of 3PAR and its high potential for the ME Region, Avnet now promotes the solution within the channel.

As part of Avnet’s Value Add Program in the Middle East Region, Avnet 3PAR Academy is designed specifically to help channel partners to capitalize on the fast-growing storage market that supports data center, virtualization, and cloud computing solutions. The 2-day-agenda contained sales focused presentations as well as technical interactive workshops for selected presales consultants. The training was hosted by Avnet in association with HP and Brocade.

The training was attended by a large number of channel partners from across the Middle East region Dr. Wolfgang Weith, who presided over the training sessions for the channel partners during the academy, commented “The purpose of the Avnet 3PAR academy is to update the skills sets of partners and provide them with necessary knowledge that equips them to maximize the potential of HP 3PAR technology”.

Henry Godwin, Regional Director for the Middle East and Africa, Avnet Technology Solutions, said, “With the growth of datacenter, virtualization and cloud environments, the demand for high-end storage is growing at a rapid pace, and it requires certain skill sets which we want to share with our channel partners. The Avnet 3PAR Academy is one of many initiatives we are taking to enable our partners to build a strong knowledge on the products they are selling. We can only be as successful as our partners. Offering high quality trainings to our partners is part of Avnet’s investment in the channel.

The academy discussed the competitive landscape and technical advantages of HP 3PAR Utility Storage. It also provided hands-on-training to its partners on HP 3PAR F 200 while describing the benefits and seamless scalability of HP 3PAR technology specifically in the datacenter, cloud and virtualization environment.

All of the attending channel partners felt that this training really added value to their business and helped them to understand the product and technology much better. They added that high quality trainings in small groups are very rare in the channel, especially as the Avnet 3PAR Academy was free of cost for all attendees.

About Avnet Technology Solutions
As a global IT solutions distributor, Avnet Technology Solutions collaborates with its customers and suppliers to create and deliver services, software and hardware solutions that address the business needs of their end-user customers locally and around the world. For fiscal year 2011, the group served customers and suppliers in more than 70 countries and generated US $11.5 billion in annual revenue. Avnet Technology Solutions (www.ats.avnet.com) is an operating group of Avnet, Inc. Visit: www.ts.avnet.com/ae.

About Avnet
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a Fortune 500 company, is one of the largest distributors of electronic components, computer products and embedded technology serving customers in more than 70 countries worldwide. Avnet accelerates its partners' success by connecting the world's leading technology suppliers with a broad base of customers around the world by providing cost-effective, value-added services and solutions. For the fiscal year ended July 2, 2011, Avnet generated revenue of $26.5 billion. For more information, visit www.avnet.com.

PO Box: 127631
Dubai, UAE

This release was published on openPR.

Permanent link to this press release:

Copy
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.

You can edit or delete your press release Avnet holds “HP 3PAR Academy” for its channel partners here

News-ID: 202985 • Views: 1182

More Releases from Vistar Communications

Spectrami wins the Top Distributor for Network Security of the Year Award
Spectrami, the region’s primary cyber security value-added distributor today announced that it has won the coveted ‘Top Distributor for Network Security of the Year’ award at the GEC Awards 2020, organised by the leading technology media company in the Middle East, GEC Media group. The 7th edition of GEC Awards this year were one of the first live in-person awards that were conducted since the outbreak of coronavirus in the region.
AOC launches brand new series of Surveillance Monitors
AOC, the display specialist today announced the expansion of product portfolio with the introduction of its brand new E1 series of surveillance monitors targeting the fast growing regional market for video surveillance. According to the analysts 6Wresearch, the Middle East commercial security market will grow by nearly 17 percent annually over the next six years, valuing US$7.4 billion in 2024, compared to an estimated US$2.9 billion in 2018. Video surveillance
ESET launches new security solutions to protect constantly-connected users
The latest version of ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Internet Security and ESET Smart Security Premium that offers fortified multilayered protection, enhanced IoT protection, product referral and a new security report feature is released today. Users can rely on the best balance of speed, detection and usability acknowledged by multiple testing bodies to protect their constantly-connected devices. It is predicted that by 2025, there will be over 75 billion connected devices
GreyEnergy group targeting critical infrastructure, possibly in preparation for …
ESET has uncovered details of a successor to the BlackEnergy APT group. Named GreyEnergy by ESET, this threat actor focuses on espionage and reconnaissance, quite possibly in preparation for future cybersabotage attacks. BlackEnergy has been terrorizing Ukraine for years and rose to prominence in December 2015 when they caused a blackout that left 230 thousand people without electricity in the first-ever blackout caused by a cyberattack. Around the time of

All 5 Releases


More Releases for Avnet

Avnet adds value to its channel partners in Saudi Arabia
Avnet Technology Solutions, an IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), as part of its value add program held a series of special training programs in association with HP to enhance the skill sets of channel partners and update them on latest technology trends in the market. Avnet Technology Solutions in association with HP Networking (HPN) ran training workshops on networking solutions in Riyadh,
Avnet brings “HP Networking Academy” to Iraq
Avnet Technology Solutions, an IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), will hold a special training program “HP Networking Academy” in association with HP Networking division. As part of Avnet’s Value Add program the training is designed to enrich the skill set of channel partners and to update them on latest developments. Fadi Bawab, Channel Manager Iraq, Avnet Technology Solutions, said, “Most of the
Avnet Technology Solutions holds “Datacenter Efficiency” workshops
Avnet Technology Solutions, the leading Value Added Distributor in the Middle East and Africa region recently held a special training workshop “Improving Datacenter Efficiency with Oracle” for its Preferred Partners in the MENA region The workshop was one full day event which was attended by a large number of channel partners and end users in Egypt, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. “Datacenter Efficiency” workshops were supported by Linux Plus Information LLC
Avnet extends its Africa focus
Avnet Technology Solutions, the solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has extended its focus on the fast growing African region by investing heavily in the resources with a dedicated team of highly skilled sales, technical, financial and marketing professionals to expand its footprint across the continent. Avnet is also expanding its portfolio of products, solutions and services for solution providers on the African continent. A
Avnet holds “ISS Academy” in Saudi Arabia
Avnet Technology Solutions, the leading Value added Distributor in the Middle East and Africa region recently held a special training program called “ISS Academy” in association with HP and Microsoft to educate its Preferred Partners, System Integrators and ISV’s on the latest news and updates from HP ISS world. With leading the Market share over 50% HP Industry Standard Servers (ISS) finds its presence in almost every Data Center across
Avnet Expanding Central European Logistics and Integration Center in Tongeren
Brussels - 28 April, 2008 - Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a global technology distribution and services company, has broken ground on a 10.000 m2 expansion of its Tongeren, Belgium, central distribution center, which houses both a pan-European distribution and logistics operation and an integration center, primarily serving Avnet Technology Solutions EMEA customers. The total area will be 34.000 m2, doubling the size of its current integration services area. The facility